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January 24th, 2008, 17:39
Cleaning out the closet this weekend I was digging through my old records … and found something I haven't listened to in 20 years, amazed that I had forgotten it for so long …

Archie Shepp - Four for Trane

It is amazing that for someone like Shepp his best stuff would essentially be a tribute album … but it really isn't. It is actually a re-imagining of some of Trane's classics in an idiom full of free-jazz, post modern swing (ala Mingus), hard bop and more, with Roswell Rudd's sublime arrangements …

— Mike
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